Key Features:Applied anatomy, embryology, and physiology of the paranasal sinuses and anterior skull baseCutting-edge technical information and surgical techniques for rhinology and endoscopic anterior skull base surgeryAdvanced concepts important to endoscopic skull base surgery, including the treatment of malignancies and extended endoscopic approachesSections dedicated to comprehensive and multidisciplinary patient care, including open skull base surgery principles and radiation therapy strategies
This textbook offers a wealth of valuable information that will enhance the practice of otolaryngologists, residents, and fellows as well as affiliated otolaryngology practitioners.
Key Features:A substantial section on surgical methods for treating skull base disorders, including endoscopic skull base surgeryA DVD containing 21 professionally produced videos, narrated by Dr. Kennedy, and showing various contributors demonstrating the key pearls and pitfalls of surgical techniques discussed in the bookOne hundred detailed color illustrations by medical artist Christine Gralapp, along with over 600 photos and x-raysComprehensive coverage of sinonasal anatomy and physiology, as well as the medical and surgical aspects of sinonasal disease and skull base tumors
This multimedia reference is the definitive go-to guide for rhinology residents as well as a comprehensive reference for practicing otolaryngologists and neurosurgeons who wish to expand their surgical expertise, develop a broader armamentarium of techniques, and successfully manage their patients with sinonasal and skull base disorders.
Features122 detailed surgical illustrations with easy-to-read labels guide the reader through basic and advanced endoscopic procedures Includes online access to videos that demonstrate dissection techniques, as well as a typical complex surgical case with nasal polyps A convenient spiral binding facilitates easy use in the lab A special section elucidates critical landmarks for performing advanced transnasal endoscopic procedures of the skull base and cervical spineThis highly visual text is ideal for residents in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and skull base surgery who are working in an endoscopic cadaver laboratory, as well as specialists who need to refresh their dissection techniques.
The first chapter highlights socio-economic burden and the impact of this disease on the health related quality of life. The second chapter describes the underlying mechanisms involved in development of the disease. The third chapter showcases the various diagnostic modalities used to detect the disease, differentiate it from other similar conditions and assess its severity. The fourth chapter gives a very succinent overview of the various management modalities. The fifth chapter encapsulates the medical treatment and the sixth offers a lucid description of the latest surgical techniques for this disease. The seventh chapter deals with the other associated conditions that can confuse, complicate or impact the management of the disease as well as affect its prognosis. The eighth chapter describes fungal rhinosinusitis, which is of special importance because of its high prevalence in India.